Midwest to boost seating capacity on 717s

08/26/2008 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

Midwest Air Group plans to add 11 extra seats to the back cabin of its entire Boeing 717 fleet, hoping to generate extra revenues even as it cuts jobs and grounds planes. Midwest flights will still feature a 2-2 configuration in the front cabin, while narrower seats in the back will allow a 3-2 configuration. The wider seats will still be called "coach class" in order to accommodate corporate policies that don't allow first-class travel.

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